A 20-year-old man accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper had the charge against him dropped during a hearing at the Old Bailey today.
A record number of people took Class A drugs in the past year, with a sharp rise in the use of cocaine and ecstasy.
An 18-year-old and two 17-year-olds have been charged with murder following the death of the Thames Valley Police officer.
The 49-year-old was jailed indefinitely in 2009 and told to serve a minimum of seven years behind bars for abusing toddlers.
Four males have been arrested on suspicion of murder and theft after new evidence emerged in the investigation into PC Harper's death.
A Gloucester teenager who was obsessed with mass murderers has been jailed for 16 years after he bought a gun and ammunition online.
Police have appealed for witnesses after a fatal stabbing in Camden, the third incident in the London borough in the space of a week.
An animal rights activist who smeared fake blood over a McDonald’s restaurant in Brighton has been convicted of criminal damage.
Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested after a man was stabbed at a tram stop in north Manchester.
A man inspired by the Christchurch mosque attacks was jailed for more than 18 years for stabbing a teenager in a bid to “murder a Muslim”.
Six teenagers jailed for the murder of an 18-year-old have had their identities made public for the first time.
The Independent MP appeared in court to deny three counts of sexual assault against two women.
Jan Gina has been sentenced to two years and four months in jail for burglary and possession of cannabis.
PC Maharaj used a grieving father's TV account to download adult videos while guarding the body of a 14-year-old boy found hanged.
A man who sent the Queen fake anthrax with a note that read “the Clowns R coming for you” has been jailed for 12-and-a-half years.
Police have launched a murder investigation after a 24-year-old man was stabbed to death at an Underground station.
A victim of the serial rapist has been forced to give evidence in court due to a dispute over the date of the assault.
A driver who balanced a second car on top of his vehicle has been fined £195 and given three points on his licence.
The identity of 17-year-old Ellie Gould’s killer can now be made public after Thomas Griffiths admitted stabbing the schoolgirl in her own home.
A thief who stole a bus and went for a 10-minute joyride before crashing has been jailed.
He has been sentenced to two years in jail – suspended for two years – for importing and possessing a prohibited weapon disguised as a torch.
Asda, Tesco, Poundland and Home Bargains sold knives to underage children at least 15 times, National Trading Standards has claimed.
Avon and Somerset Police are running a scheme offering young drug dealers education, apprenticeships, fitness training and driving lessons.
He denied sexually assaulting a woman at a London nightclub over a decade ago and will face trial next year.
Durham Police has followed a move by Northamptonshire Police to offer all frontline officers the option to carry a Taser.
Jed Foster, the man accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper, is yet to enter his plea and will face trial in January.
Andrew Akingbaje has received a 32 month prison sentence for assaulting a woman outside a London club on New Year's Eve.
Officers were praised for using "the least force possible" when confronted by a man wielding a loaded crossbow.
Jed Foster, 20, has denied any involvement in the death of PC Andrew Harper, who was killed while performing his duties in Berkshire.
Detectives have been given another 24 hours to question 10 men and boys over the death of the Thames Valley police officer.
A police officer has been killed while performing duties in Berkshire. Ten males have been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Members of an organised crime group have been jailed for a total of more than 100 years for an armed robbery at a south London pub.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting on a Birmingham street.
A disgraced former policeman has pleaded guilty to possessing more than 9,000 indecent images of children and will be sentenced next month.
A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in north-west London was being chased by three men with machetes, according to a witness.
A drug addict who caused £5.6 million worth of fire damage to Nottingham railway station has been jailed for just over two years for arson.
Two teenagers are on trial for murder after 23-year-old Glendon Spence was stabbed to death at a south London youth centre.
Two brothers and another British man have been praised for tackling the suspect of an alleged knife attack in the streets of Sydney.
The Transport Select Committee has suggested the government extend the ban on drivers using hand-held mobiles to include hands-free devices.
Prison reform campaigners have slammed Boris Johnson’s proposal to ‘come down hard’ on violent and sexual offenders as a bid to win votes.
A pensioner and her son will spend life in prison for murdering a man after a long-running feud over him using a footpath on their land.
The gang were caught on camera attacking a security guard before making off with £75,000.
Mubashar Hussein will appear in court accused of attempted murder after a policeman's car was hijacked and used to run him over.